2008-11-24

'True Blue' Material for Better OLED Screens

South Korean scientists have developed an efficient “true blue” material that can accelerate the development of next-generation organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays.
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2008-11-24

JVC to Unveil Its High Definition LED Billboard in Times Square

It’s reported JVC will unveil its new LED billboard next month that will be the first true 720p high definition display in New York’s Times Square.
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2008-11-21

Belleville DDA plans to install LED streetlights

It’s reported that the Belleville Downtown Development Authority (DDA)  is planning to install LED streetlights in the next few years to make the lights in the city's downtown shine brighter, longer and cheaper.
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2008-11-21

Fine Jewelry Designer Scott Kay Turns to LED Lighting for New National Retail Display Cases

Greenlight Initiative, a New York based LED lighting sales and solutions provider, announced today that renown fine jewelry designer, Scott Kay, America’s best-sold bridal brand and the leading men’s fine fashion jewelry at hundreds of key retailers nationwide, has adopted an innovative LED lighting system for its new generation of retail display cases.
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2008-11-20

LED Bracelet Flashlight

The following is a bracelet, this bracelet is not only an ordinary bracelet, it can help free up both hands using four built-in LEDs, and it comes in packs of two. So you can wear one on each wrist while you work as usual. This new-fashioned bracelet is available for $20.
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2008-11-19

Mud-Powered LED Lamp Proves Water and Electricity Go Together Well

The following LED lamp is named “Soil Lamp”, which looks like the distilling flask very much, but outdoes most lamps in more ways than one: the electricity is powered through the organisms contained in the mud. The mud is enclosed in cells that contain copper and zinc, which conducts the electricity in the LED. Besides doing wonders for your energy bill, the only thing of the lamp needs is a "splash of water" every now and then, and then it will be shining.
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2008-11-18

4.5 million LEDs illuminate Japan Winter Light Show

Last Saturday, 4.5 million LEDs lit up the Nabana no Sato theme park of Kuwana, Japan, kicking off their annual Winter Light Show that runs until March 8th. The theme of this year is one of flowers, illuminated in 64 billion colors that actually resemble a river more than a field of blooming plants.                
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2008-11-18

ZooLights go green with LEDs

It’s reported that this year’s annual ZooLights display will use more LEDs to save energy. About half of the display’s 1 million lights will be LEDs. The LEDs use only a fraction of the energy of conventional light bulbs.
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2008-11-17

Tegal Receives Repeat Order for 901ACS System from Leading HB-LED Maker

Recently, Tegal Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of plasma etch and deposition systems used in the production of LEDs, MEMS, integrated circuits, and nanotechnology devices, announced that it received another follow-on order for an additional Tegal 901ACS unit from a leading opto-semiconductor / LED manufacturer.
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2008-11-17

New OSTAR Headlamp LED with brightness data and accurate cut-off-line

The new Ostar Headlamp LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors has a number of features that improve the accuracy of the light pattern. They emit clearly defined light with high efficiency without the need for further external shutters. The LED can be equipped with between one and five chips. Instead of the usual silicone encapsulation, a glass cover bonded to the frame protects the chips, and also prevents scatter losses.
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2008-11-14

LSG to Help Create a Permanent LED Times Square Ball

Recently, Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSG), announced that it has designed, developed and produced an integrated lighting system for the 2009 Time Square New Year's Eve Ball. The Ball, which boasts a system comprised of 672 LED modules, will be installed on November 26 in Times Square, New York, where it will continue to remain year round.
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2008-11-14

Tokyo Electron Device launches RGB LED Control Driver

Recently, Tokyo Electron Device Ltd has launched an RGB LED control driver - the TE7118PF, for LED control applications such as LCD backlights, indoor LED lightings, and LED illumination lights. The TE7118PF can handle high voltages and has a constant-current output in the range 5mA to 30mA which can be configured via an external resistor.
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2008-11-13

Z-Powers LED from Seoul Semiconductor proclaimed the world's brightest

Recently, Seoul Semiconductor releases the ultra bright Z-Power P7 LED Series, and claims to deliver the world’s highest brightness of 900 lumens at 10 W to replace the conventional bulbs.
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2008-11-13

Boston Tower installs LED lighting to save energy up to 66%

It’s reported that Boston's first official skyscraper, the Marriott Custom House Tower has been restored to its fully-illuminated state using LED fixtures that consume just one third the energy of the previous sources.  
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2008-11-13

University of Notre Dame Installs LED Lights and Joins the LED University Program

It’s reported that Cree inc. announces that the University of Notre Dame is joining the LED University program, an international community of universities working to accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient LEDs across their campuses.
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2008-11-12

Avago Technologies Introduces 3-Watt Moonstone Cool-White and Warm-White Power LEDs

It’s reported that Avago Technologies announced the addition of new 3-Watt high power Cool-White (ASMT-Mx20) and Warm-White (ASMT-Mx22) low-profile LEDs to its Moonstone(TM) family.
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2008-11-12

New generations of MultiLED form OSRAM

Recently, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is launching two new MultiLEDs for different LED video displays, which are available in black packaging for higher contrast and in white for higher brightness.
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2008-11-11

Leica releases cool light microscopy with LED light source

Recently, Leica has released a new inverted routine microscope that features LED illumination of the target. Brilliant optics and optimum illumination are the key to achieving the best possible results in microscopy.
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2008-11-11

Lime Energy's LED retrofit can save 2 million per year to Casino

It’s reported that Lime Energy and Harrah's Rincon Resort and Casino, Valley Center, CA, have completed an energy efficiency retrofit project that produces significant benefits for the resort and the environment. The project includes new LED technology in elevators, recessed downlights and outdoor signage.
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2008-11-11

The next big thing in lighting – LEDs could be moving into our living rooms

Now, LEDs, illuminate the traffic lights and cell-phone buttons, are finding their way into the home. Their residential uses are limited as yet, but look for big advances in the next few years, those in the industry say. Terry McGowan, a Cleveland Heights, Ohio, lighting consultant and director of engineering for the American Lighting Association, said lighting is undergoing a revolution, much like what happened to electronics when tubes gave way to solid-state components. We're right on the edge of seeing LEDs show up in the living room.
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2008-11-10

GlacialLight releases LED T8 Tube Light

Recently, GlacialTech Inc. announces the availability of T8 LED light tubes. It’s disclosed that the LED T8 tubes come in ten models which range in brightness according to the number of LED’s present over the length of the tube. The three sizes of tube vary in length from 580mm to 1198mm to the longest which stands at 1498mm.
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2008-11-10

LED backlights have a bright future in LCD TVs

It’s reported that the use of LED backlights in LCD TVs will start to grow rapidly from 2009 as TV makers introduce slimmer models.
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2008-11-10

Testing results of residential LED lighting

It’s reported that there is an article “2008 Tour of Homes” demonstration of LED residential downlights and undercabinet lights, shows an overview of project results including significant energy savings, improved illuminance uniformity and positive user feedback.
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2008-11-07

Edison Opto establishes 100 lumen with newly launched Edixeon® ARC Series driven at 350mA

With the diverse applications of LED, the emerging SSL market also demands for higher luminous flux and efficacy of LED. Edison Opto, a Taiwan based high power LED packaging manufacture, has introduced Edixeon® ARC series, a production-ready,100lm packaged light source to its high power LED Edixeon® family. Driven at 350mA, Edixeon® ARC series is the first of its kind to truly achieve luminous efficacy over 100lm/W at cool white LED (CCT: 5,000K~10,000K).
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2008-11-06

Edge-type LED Backlight can reduce large LCD size and thickness

It’s reported that Global Lighting Technologies Inc, a Taiwan’s company, showcased an edge type LED backlight unit at FPD International 2008. The Edge-type LED Backlight with light sources located at the bottom sides of the panels that can reduces the size and thickness of large LCD TVs
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2008-11-06

Installing Osram LED retrofit lamps, Maine College to save $30,000 per year

It’s reported that the Pineland Farms campus in New Gloucester, Maine installed over 200 street lighting fixtures retrofitted with Osram Sylvania LEDs. This first significant installation of Osram’s new fixtures is estimated to save the college $30,000/year in energy costs.
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2008-11-06

SemiLEDs releases new class of MvpTM LED for battery powered mobile appliance apps.

Recently, SemiLEDs, a market leader in LED lighting with proprietary technology releases its new-generation, high-brightness, low voltage LEDs designed for battery powered mobile applications. It’s disclosed these new GaN based LEDs available in Blue, Green colors feature extremely low operation voltage, normally below 3V for standard current density, resulting in much longer battery life for mobile appliance applications such as flash for cameras, back light for notebook computer, small cell phone and PDA screens….
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2008-11-04

LEDs:Coming soon to a household lighting near you

Some consumers are starting to switch their regular household halogen or incandescent light bulbs to LED technology. Up until now, LEDs have typically been used more in professional applications, but they are beginning to increase in popularity as a household lighting solution.
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2008-11-04

New High-Performance LED Drivers from Toshiba Continue Company's Pursuit of Excellence in Display Viewing

It’s reported that Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, expands its LED driver product family with two new high-performance devices. The TB62777FNG and TB62778FNG devices are 8-channel, constant current LED drivers delivering a continuous current that can be regulated for superior illumination in the back-lighting of LCD panels, TV displays and notebook PCs, as well as light control for large RGB panel LED displays.
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Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE

Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE